Meeting News

Eyenuk’s AI screening program detects referable diabetic retinopathy

January 22, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Artificial intelligence can play a role in meeting the significant need for diabetic retinopathy screening in the US, where…
Meeting News

Radcliffe: What not to miss on a glaucoma exam

January 22, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — The initial patient visit is an important step in glaucoma management, Nathan M. Radcliffe, MD, told colleagues at Hawaiian…
Meeting News

Ultra-widefield imaging prognostic in some DR cases

January 22, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — Ultra-widefield imaging of patients with diabetes has prognostic implications, Rishi P. Singh, MD, said at Retina 2020. A…
In the Journals

Neuropsychiatric events most frequent near SLE diagnosis, linked to excess mortality

January 22, 2020
Among patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, neuropsychiatric events occur most frequently around the time of the initial diagnosis, and are…
Breaking News

WHO delays decision on declaring an emergency over Wuhan coronavirus

January 22, 2020
WHO is not yet ready to decide if the Chinese coronavirus outbreak is a global public health emergency. An emergency committee convened by WHO…
In the Journals

Hispanic, black adults have better hemorrhagic stroke outcomes

January 22, 2020
Hispanic and black adults aged younger than 50 years were less likely to have poor outcomes 3 months after a hemorrhagic stroke compared with white…
Drug Pipeline

FDA clears IND application for natural killer cell therapy for glioblastoma multiforme

January 22, 2020
The FDA cleared an investigational new drug application for CYNK-001, a natural killer cell therapy, for the treatment of glioblastoma multiforme. …
In the Journals

Trauma-focused CBT lessens post-traumatic stress, grief in orphaned children

January 22, 2020
Trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy, or TF-CBT, more effectively reduced post-traumatic stress than usual care among children who experienced…
In the Journals

Digital CBT program mitigates insomnia symptoms in pregnant women

January 22, 2020
Digital cognitive behavioral therapy was effective, scalable, safe and acceptable for improving insomnia symptoms among pregnant women, according to…
In the Journals

Measurement of renal function reserve may be useful in kidney donor selection

January 22, 2020
Renal function reserve was more significantly reduced in kidney donors with certain characteristics, making it a potentially useful tool for…
In the Journals

Pitolisant reduces daytime sleepiness in OSA

January 22, 2020
Treatment with pitolisant, as compared with placebo, reduced excessive daytime sleepiness and improved several other outcomes among patients with…
In the Journals

Peripheral artery disease more common in patients with late-stage CKD

January 22, 2020
Peripheral artery disease is more common in patients with late-stage chronic kidney disease and may lead to adverse events, according to results of a…
In the Journals

Elevated branched-chain amino acid levels tied to heart failure risk

January 22, 2020
Adults with type 2 diabetes may be more likely to experience heart failure if they have elevated branched-chain amino acid levels, according to…

Bausch + Lomb expands parameters for toric contact lenses

January 22, 2020
Bausch + Lomb announced the launch of its expanded toric parameters for Biotrue OneDay for Astigmatism contact lenses. This expansion will provide…
In the Journals

Lower-extremity arterial disease risk high among women with type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome

January 22, 2020
Women with type 2 diabetes are more likely to develop lower-extremity arterial disease if they also have metabolic syndrome, according to findings…
In the Journals

Anatomic distal radius fracture restoration not linked with improved subjective outcomes

January 22, 2020
Twelve months after treatment, there was no correlation between precise restoration of the wrist anatomy and better patient-reported outcomes in…
In the Journals

CRC surveillance may be unnecessary after polypectomy in some patients

January 22, 2020
Patients at low and intermediate risk for colorectal cancer may not require postpolypectomy surveillance, according to research published in…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Sociodemographic factors may influence survival among young adults with colorectal cancer

January 22, 2020
Young adults with colorectal cancer who resided in areas with the lowest incomes and high school graduation rates had a 24% increased risk for death…
In the Journals

In Tennessee, 2% of providers write 25% of pediatric antibiotic prescriptions

January 22, 2020
Less than 2% of health care providers account for 25% of all pediatric antibiotic prescriptions in Tennessee, according to a study published in…
In the Journals

Rising HbA1c levels contribute to CV event risk in diabetes, CAD

January 22, 2020
The longitudinal increase of HbA1c was found to be independently associated with elevated incidence of CV events for patients with diabetes and…